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. then they call to make sure that is true. generally, the dealer will call a number that the f.b.i. runs it is called the n.i.c. system. the person on the phone is an f.b.i. employee that does the check. in some states the states do that themselves but they are accessing the same dat d.a. that. host: what if you don't buy your gun from a federally registered gun shop. where kells you buy guns? guest: this is the big holes left in the brady act. if you don't buy a gun from a federally licensed dealer they don't do background checks, at the moment they can't do background checks because they don't have access to the state system. if you buy a gun from a neighbor then it is just at transaction between you and your neighbor. host: is that legal? guest: that is legal in some states. you need a permit in some states. host: so to sell your own property -- guest: no, to buy a gun. the -- it is not on the seller on the buyer. the big problem is at gun shows. gun shows are large, they tend to be large flea market-style events where hundreds or thousands of tables where guns are for sale. right nex
and in 91% of the cases the fbi was powerless to stop them. likewise, the nra members feel that if you have a gun that's lost or stolen, you ought to report it within 48 hours. 600,000 guns were lost or stolen last year that were unreported. so it's things like that that we need to -- >> i'm sorry, congressman. i don't want to run out of time because it's an important conversation. are these the issues that you wish to deal with the legislation you're proposing now? >> yes. well, that's what would be included in the bill. and i know we would have the support of the vast majority of the american people and the majority of nra members. >> how do you know that? >> well, because of this poll that has -- that can gop pollster took and found that most nra members are not nearly as extreme as the nra leadership is on this. so i think there's a possibility of getting some common sense gun control measures passed. and you know, i know it doesn't look like this congress can do anything, but i think we need to try, and i think if we have the support of the nra members, we have an opportunity. you know
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